Crossfit’s 9 Foundational Movements

Men's Health |

Crossfit has become a global fitness phenomenon, but some people are still unclear as to what it actually entails. According to the Crossfit Training Guide ” The CrossFit Program was developed to enhance an individual’s competency at all physical tasks. Our athletes are trained to perform successfully at multiple, diverse, and randomised physical challenges.

To take the average person and make them functionally fit Crossfit starts with nine foundational movements. Here they are”

Air Squat

Front Squat

Overhead Squat

The Shoulder Press

The Push Press

The Push Jerk

The Deadlift

The Sumo Deadlift High Pull

The Medicine-Ball Clean